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6 June 2019
MINSK, 5 June (BelTA) – A dialogue with Swedish companies about opportunities for work in regions of Belarus is always in progress. The statement was made by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Sweden to Belarus Christina Johannesson during Sweden Day hosted by the V.I. Lenin Gomel Oblast Universal Library on 5 June, BelTA has learned. The diplomat noted that as of 1 September the embassy will once again have a representative of the Swedish International Development Cooperation...
30 May 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – Organizers of the 2nd European Games have earmarked about 3,000 seats at sports venues for people with special needs, Minsk European Games Organizing Committee (MEGOC) Deputy CEO Arkadzi Maleyeu told reporters on 29 May, BelTA has learned. On 29 May, the MEGOC staff and volunteers gathered for a seminar in Minsk to discuss assistance to fans, including people with disabilities. The volunteers and the MEGOC members were told how to help fans with disabilities and show...
21 May 2019
MINSK, 21 May (BelTA) – Additional security measures will be introduced during the 2nd European Games in Belarus. President Aleksandr Lukashenko signed the corresponding decree on 20 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian leader. The document is based on the best domestic and foreign practices of organizing and holding big international sports events. The document is aimed at ramping up security at sports arenas, hotels and other European Games infrastructure...
4 May 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – Test tournaments in rhythmic gymnastics and sports acrobatics kicked off in Minsk Arena on 3 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Gymnastics Association. Taking part in the rhythmic gymnastics tournament are athletes from Belarus, Russia, Austria, Estonia, Moldova, and Romania, including famous Russian gymnasts, multiple world champions Dina Averina and Arina Averina. Belarus is represented by Katsiaryna Halkina, Anastasiia Salos, Alina Harnasko,...
10 April 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – The Days of Belarusian Culture will take place in Japan on 18-21 April, Vasily Golovan, Deputy Head of the State Special Cultural Events Department at the Culture Ministry, told a press conference on 9 April, BelTA has learned. According to Vasily Golovan, such events help popularize the Belarusian culture and improve the country's image in the international arena. Hence, the increased attention is paid to their organization. Honored Artist of Belarus, MP of the House of...
27 March 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – Over 20 production sites will be commissioned in 2019 as part of the national innovative development program for 2016-2020. The figure was mentioned by Chairman of the State Science and Technology Committee Alexander Shumilin before the session of the Council of Ministers' Presidium held on 26 March to discuss the program's progress, BelTA has learned. The official noted that not all the projects had been implemented on time and not everything had been possible to...
26 February 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – The TV channel Euronews has presented an image-building video about Minsk and Belarus for placement in the TV channel's broadcasting schedule, the press service of the Minsk European Games Organizing Committee (MEGOC) told BelTA. The video is already being demonstrated by the TV channel. It tells viewers about Minsk and its suburbs as well as places of interest in the area.     The concept of the video is a product of collaboration of the TV channel...
20 February 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – Belarus First Vice Prime Minister Alexander Turchin held a working meeting with Stadler Rail Group CEO Peter Spuhler, BelTA learned from the press service of the government. The parties discussed further prospects of investment cooperation between Stadler and Belarus. Peter Spuhler informed Alexander Turchin about the plans to set up the production of converters for trams and trains in Belarus. Stadler Minsk plans to promote this product to the markets of the Western...
13 February 2019
MINSK(BelTA) – The 23rd international exhibition Mass Media in Belarus will take place in Minsk on 2-4 May, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Information Ministry. It is expected that the expo will feature at least 100 exhibitors that display about 500 printed mass media outlets, TV and radio programs and channels from Belarus, Russia, China, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, Latvia, India, Germany, Turkey, Georgia, and other countries. The total area of the exposition will...
6 February 2019
MINSK, 6 February (BelTA) – Minsk plans to host an international conference on children and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2019, Permanent Representative of Belarus to the UN Valentin Rybakov said as he addressed the first regular session of the Executive Board of the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) which is running in the UN Headquarters in New York on February 5-7, BelTA has learned. The diplomat noted that this year celebrates the 30th anniversary of the...